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A selection of presentations provided at the Broadcast & Copyright in Education forum on Friday 29 November 2013, are available to download below:

Introduction to Broadcast & Copyright in Education & BUFVC Update 
Luis Carrasqueiro, Chief Executive, BUFVC

17 Million Plus: Expanding and Enhancing TRILT
Sergio Angelini, Information & Publications Executive, BUFVC
In 2013 TRILT – the BUFVC’s TV and Radio Listings Service – saw the addition of many exciting new facets to its range of features including series/episode information and live links to BBC iPlayer and BoB National. These and other outcomes of the Shared Services project will be presented.

BoB’s Getting Bigger
Deborah Woods, RES-BoB Project Manager
A preview of BoB National v3, a bigger and better system that will give members access to more than 1 million TV and Radio programmes for educational use, plus new features including searchable transcripts and a 30-day recording buffer.

This project forms part of the Research Education Space initiative, and is being delivered in partnership with Jisc and the BBC.

The ERA Licensing Scheme From April 2014
Helen Nicholson, Chief Executive, The Educational Recording Agency
An update on the ERA Licence, covering the inclusion of OU repertoire, the impact of new copyright legislation due in April 2014 and the role of the ERA + element of the scheme in distance learning. It’s an exciting time for ERA and Education.

UK Copyright Reform: Implications for Information Services in HE & FE
Chris Morrison, Copyright and Licensing Compliance Officer, University of Kent
A discussion of what the key proposed changes to UK copyright law are for higher and further education and how these could impact, positively and negatively, on the use of copyright material in academic institutions.

EUscreen goes XL
Eve-Marie Oesterlen, Project Manager, EUscreenXL and Andrew Ormsby, Content Coordinator, EUscreenXL
A brief overview of BUFVC’s involvement in the second phase of the EUscreen project – a multilingual television heritage initiative funded by the European Commission, which is now positioning itself as key player in the aggregation of audiovisual material in Europe.

Accessing Media Legislation Reports
Sergio Angelini, Information & Publications Executive, BUFVC
Navigating the maze of reports and publications relating to media and education in the UK and Europe just got easier with a new BUFVC resource.